Need to get edimax EW7811 wifi usb working on BBB with Angstrom

I’ve been observing the same behaviour with the BB. I basically works randomly.

I still haven’t been able to make the Edimax adapter work (connect to a network). Any update regarding this matter?

Hi folks,
You might want to read this long post on the forum:
https://groups.google.com/forum/m/#!topic/beagleboard/lKjxmSaxR1I

Basically it says that cmicali has a driver (try http://bonenotes.tumblr.com for info) which seems to work for some, but the rtl8188cus chipset is less than reliable. Most have been finding purchase of an atheros based device to be the only reliable solution.
-Dale